Annette Lake

A moderate 7.5-mile round trip hike with 1,800 feet of elevation gain. Hike through dense second-growth forest with occasional views of Humpback Mountain. Enjoy clear views of Abiel Peak, Humpback Mountain and Silver Peak at the lake.

Temporary Closure

6/3/2022 Update: The Annette Lake Trail is closed this summer for trail reconstruction. Work begins June 15 and will be completed by October. See the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest's 2022 Trail Closures on the I-90 Corridor web page for more info.


Take Exit 47 off of I-90. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp and after 0.25 mile, turn left onto Forest Road 5590. In another 0.25 mile, arrive at the trailhead (1,900 ft).

Information for leaders

Permit information

As of 2017, the Snoqualmie Ranger District considers Mountaineers trips and courses to be "nominal use". Leaders should print and copy this designation letter to show rangers they may see on trail.

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Snowshoeing
  • Snowshoeing Category: Intermediate
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Length: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • 3,600 ft
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass No. 207
  • Green Trails Snoqualmie Pass Gateway No. 207S
  • USGS Snoqualmie Pass
  • USGS Lost Lake

Upcoming Activities

Naturalist Trip - Annette Lake

Exploring Nature Trip
A classic fall hike among fir, hemlocks and cedars, with a few open talus slopes,
Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Wed, Oct 12, 2022
No Prerequisites
7 participants 1 leader
Registration opens Oct 2
Seattle Branch
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